Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Threatening Storm: What Every American Needs to Know Before an Invasion in Iraq” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
The Threatening Storm:...
Kenneth Pollack
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Threatening Storm: What Every American Needs to Know Before an Invasion in Iraq

liked it 3.0  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
In The Threatening Storm, Kenneth M. Pollack, one of the world’s leading experts on Iraq, provides a masterly insider’s perspective on the crucial issues facing the United States as it moves toward a new confrontation with Saddam Hussein.

For the past fifteen years, as an analyst on Iraq for the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Council, Kenneth Pollack
ebook, 528 pages
Published March 25th 2003 by Random House (first published October 15th 2002)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Threatening Storm, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Threatening Storm

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-15)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Joseph Stieb
Jan 03, 2016 Joseph Stieb rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: iraq
A book I'm reading mainly for research purposes that presents some interesting challenges. The obvious (but unfair) criticism of this book would be to say that Pollack was completely wrong given what we now know. The real approach to critiquing him is sorting through what information was available at the time and what options or possibilities were overlooked. The remarkable thing about this book is how thorough, informed, and measured it is. The author really knows Iraq, and it's clear that if t ...more
Mj Sheppard
I read this before the Iraq War, and although it was compelling, almost everything in it was wrong.
Dilan Swift
Dilan Swift rated it really liked it
Dec 14, 2014
John P. McGrath
John P. McGrath rated it liked it
Feb 19, 2017
Gavin3919 is currently reading it
Mar 31, 2013
Ivan added it
Mar 13, 2014
Libby (Streed's Reads)
Libby (Streed's Reads) marked it as to-read
Apr 10, 2014
Gabor marked it as to-read
Jul 20, 2014
Christopher marked it as to-read
Sep 20, 2014
Todd Miller
Todd Miller marked it as to-read
Feb 27, 2015
Lewis P
Lewis P marked it as to-read
Feb 25, 2016
Sydney Laine
Sydney Laine marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book